Australian carrier Optus appears to have sold out of Lumia 800s, according to a report by WPDownUnder. The black version of the Windows Phone has vanished from the website, after launching just two weeks ago. While the cyan version remains listed, it's interesting how Optus completely removed the product listing in favour of a "SOLD OUT" label - much like what O2 UK did.
After a short discussion with a member of the support team through the live chat, WPDownUnder was able to confirm that the Lumia 800 black has sold out, but no information is available as to whether this is due to high demand or low initial stock numbers. We would like to believe this is the case of the former as Optus still lists the product as available on their Business website.
Either way, this is positive news for the platform with signs of a strong start showing in Australia. Unfortunately, no details were shared with regards to when the carrier expects to introduce more stock.
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I have an update. They will be re-stocked some time next week apparently. Indivdual retail stores will generally still have stock.
And Business customers can still sign up - just consumer/personal online sales have been pulled due to no stock.
Do you know if us Aussies will get the whole pack? Meaning the sick headphones and speakers etc?
Doubt it. If it means paying extra I'd rather do without them...
I asked Optus about when they'll get Lumia 900. They had no idea. They currently have the 610 and 800 I think.
I'm at Harvey Norman Moore Park and we still have about half a dozen 800s and a bunch of 710s in stock... Ask for Paul =D
If I lives in Oz I would buy from Paul!:)
If only we had this enthusiasm for WP going on here in the US.
Dude stop its annoying as hell. The lumia 710 is a top seller at T-mobile
Is it really?
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